A family at risk of being killed if they stay in war-torn Syria is to be resettled in the borough.
The grieving parents of a teenager who was stabbed to death last year have helped set up a school in his honour.
Santa is set to come to the streets of Dagenham - and he won't be alone.
To celebrate the launch of Connected Communities, Crowdfunder has teamed up with Trust For London to award £5,000 to five projects making a difference in Barking & Dagenham.
It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?
The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime
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